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ERIC Number: ED321362
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Apr
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Transforming the Assessment of Teachers: Notes on a Theory of Assessment for the 21st Century.
Collins, Angelo
The Teacher Assessment Program (TAP) presents alternative modes of teacher evaluation to inform the deliberations of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). Three experimental methods of assessment--simulation exercise, portfolios, and simulation-based portfolios--were implemented by various groups of teachers. Practical application and observation helped to identify problems and effectiveness. Findings indicate that the methods are useful for teacher assessment and for establishing teachers as a community of professionals. (LMI)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper based on presentation at the Annual Meeting of the National Catholic Education Association (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 1990).